Barbara H. Whye is Intel’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and VP of Human Resources for the Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group, the company’s largest business group. She leads Intel’s Diversity in Technology initiative which resulted in reaching full representation in Intel's U.S. workforce in October 2018, two years ahead of schedule. The company’s workforce now reflects the percent of women and underrepresented minorities available in the U.S. skilled labor market.
A champion of Intel’s culture of inclusion, with 21 years of experience, she develops strategies that accelerate progress and integrate diversity and inclusion across the ecosystem to enhance innovation and drive business results. Prior to joining HR and Global Diversity and Inclusion in 2015, she spent 15 years in key leadership and project engineering roles responsible for acquiring and starting up new facilities for Intel Corporation worldwide. Whye also led the investment strategy for Intel’s global (STEM) education portfolio, with an emphasis on girls and underserved populations.
Whye earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Carolina and her MBA from the University’s Darla Moore School of Business.